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Kathleen McCabe 06/30/2016

K McCabe websiteKathy McCabe (Riley) of Maiden Rock WI passed away unexpectedly  on June 30th, 2016 at the age of 64.  Kathleen was born on September the 12th, 1951 to Willard and Genevieve (Hayes) Riley in Minneapolis MN.  After graduation from Mounds View High School in 1969, she met John Hageman and had two children. Daniel and Jessica. She worked in Banking, and in the Clerical field. In 1988 she Graduated from Red Wing Technical Institute with her diploma in Administrative Support Careers. Shortly after she met and went on to marry David J. McCabe and spend the 27 years building their home, and life together in Maiden Rock Wisconsin.  Kathleen was very active in her Spirituality, where she would always have a scripture to quote in a time of need, advice from the heart and a listening ear.  She was a lover of animals, gardening, berry picking,  plants, her bible, scripture, music, people in need, and most of all her family. Her personality, laugh, caring and genuine personality will be greatly missed by many.  She is proceeded in death by her Father Willard Riley, Mother Genevieve Riley (Hayes), Sister Maureen (Bunny) McCrindle, and nephew Jason Setter.  She was survived by her Husband David McCabe, Brothers Michael Riley, Patrick (Imelda) Riley, Sister Colleen (Kitty) (Larry) Setter. Her Children Dan Riley, Jessica (Erik) Richards, Grandchildren Camryn Richards, Logan Richards, and Daniel Riley. As well as many nieces and nephews.   A Funeral Service was held on Wednesday, July 6, 2016 at 1 pm at the Bakken-Young Funeral Home in Maiden Rock.  Visitation was also on Wednesday from 11-1 at the funeral home.  Arrangements are with Bakken-Young Funeral & Cremation Services of Maiden Rock.


  • Patrick Riley Posted July 3, 2016 1:04 pm

    I am Patrick Riley, I am one of Kathleen’s brothers. My wife Imelda and myself will dearly miss Kathy. She had a heart of gold. RIP Kathy.

  • Fay Albartado Posted July 4, 2016 11:32 pm

    I am Fay Albarado I met Kathy at my beauty shop in Bay City! Sheer Delight. I moved my shop to Ellsworth. I will miss Kathy. We had lots of laughs and shared stories. I will miss her .

  • Pat Brokaw Posted July 5, 2016 6:47 pm

    I considered Kathy;a BEST FRIEND And knew her for 39 yrs
    Our oldest sons went to 1st grade togethe & have kept In touch every since. ..
    This all seems like aBAD DREAM….Of some sort; I cannot Believe She is no longer with us …:(
    Many Sincere Condolences go out to ALL her Famuly

  • Cathy Mumm Henry Posted July 6, 2016 5:34 pm

    I just found out today about her passing. I am so sorry and my heart goes out to Dan, Jessie, Dave and family. She was such a beautiful person who will be missed by everyone who knew her. I love the video and it brought back so many memories. My thoughts and prayers are with your family. She loved God and is now in Heaven with him.

  • Jessica Richards Posted July 7, 2016 8:21 am

    I love you Mom. I really dont know what to do without you. You sure did anazing things in so many people’s lives.. Especially Dan’s and mine. Camryn and Logan are better kids because they had you in their lives.
    Id give anything to spend just 5 more mins with you….

  • Jessica Posted September 18, 2016 10:12 am

    Such a beautiful video…I think about you throughout every single day Mom. I sure wish you were here. It still doesnt make sense. And it still feels like a horrible dream… You are greatly missed. I wish I could hear your voice and have a hug again.

  • Logan Richards Posted January 3, 2017 11:30 pm

    I love you grandma, I can’t describe how mich. I miss you

  • Camryn Posted January 6, 2017 5:11 am

    Grandma I miss you so much and I would give anything to give you a hug I love you so much. You were the kindest soul around and you definitely brought meaning to your middle name you were always a joy I love you.

  • Jessica Richards Posted June 29, 2017 2:03 am

    I miss you Mom- with every day that has gone by. I sure wish you were here with me ❤️ Not a day has gone by that I don’t think of you.

  • MICHAEL RILEY Posted July 21, 2017 6:28 am

    Kathy I miss you so much. Even now tears are coming to my eyes. You are about the nicest person anyone would want to know. You never had a cross word for anyone. I still miss our late night marathon phone calls. I really miss you’re calm voice and your willingness to give advice when asked. Most of all I miss your hugs. Lots of love, Mike

  • Jessica Riley Posted April 20, 2018 6:37 am

    I miss you so much Mom… so much.

  • Jessica Riley Posted July 18, 2018 8:06 am

    I think about you everyday Mom… I really miss you.

  • Jessie Riley Posted September 20, 2018 4:33 am

    I miss you Mom, really bad. Please give Danny a hug for me, dont know what to do without you guys. I LOVE YOU

  • Jessica Riley Posted December 8, 2018 3:38 am

    Time goes by Mom… still feels like yesterday for me… I dont know where the time has went. But everyday I wonder what you and Dan are doing. I sure miss you, love you Ma-

  • Jessie Riley Posted February 13, 2019 3:30 am

    I wonder what you are doing everyday Mom. I sure miss you. EVERYDAY. I know you are happy to have Danny with you. Please hug him for me. I sure would like to visit with you and so would the kids…go in the garden or pick berries, or just have tea.
    I will see you again Mom, I love you and miss you with all my heart.

  • Jessie Riley Posted May 7, 2019 5:06 am

    Mothers Day is around the corner Mom, and I wish I could spend the day with you so badly. I think about you everyday. I just put your memorial out at the site again, with a new angel on top for this year.

    It sure wasn’t the way I saw life going without you all.. and I miss you everyday. I look for you in every person that passes me daily. I love you and hope you and Dan are enjoying each other’s company and planting tomatoes in heaven.

  • Jessie Riley Posted July 22, 2019 12:37 am

    Thinking of you and Danny Mom- I miss you every day- I know that you are looking down at us all. I wish I could have a hug. I miss you and love you with all my heart Mom and I look forward to us being a family again one day

    I love you♡

  • Jessie Riley Posted September 12, 2019 5:28 pm

    Happy Birthday in heaven Mom… I sure miss you. So bad.

  • Jessie Riley Posted October 22, 2019 4:56 am

    I was looking at the leaves changing today Mom, you always loved to take a ride in the car with the kids and I and take pictures of the bluffs.. I wish we could do that again. I sure miss you and Danny so badly, think about you every day. Life sure has paths we sometimes dont know what to do with, and doesn’t seem fair at all. I love you Mom ♡ we all miss you. Hope to see you in my dreams♡

  • Jessie Riley Posted November 27, 2019 9:50 am

    I sure miss you Mom

  • Jessi Riley Posted December 10, 2019 2:29 am

    More holidays pass without you Mom, and it doesnt get amy easier.
    I’m thinking of you our Dad, Dan, Gran and Grandad and Aunt bunny and cousin Jason and so many more spending the holidays in heaven.
    I love you and miss you with every piece of my being.
    Till we meet again Mom ♡

  • Jessie Riley Posted March 5, 2020 8:08 pm

    I sure miss you Mom.. miss the tea drinking sessions on my birthday a lot, I sure wish we could have another day together. I love you so much and miss you badly. ♡

  • Jessie Riley Posted April 4, 2020 11:46 pm

    I put your new angel up today, and new wreath. Thinking a lot about you and Danny.
    I sure miss you and love you so much Mom

  • Jessie Riley Posted May 17, 2020 8:07 am

    sure could use your words right now Mom. I know you don’t see this, but its a comfort having somewhere to go to ‘speak’ to you. I miss you and love you

  • Jessie Riley Posted June 30, 2020 8:46 pm

    its been 4 years today Mom since you have been gone. Sure doesn’t feel like that. I miss you so much every day. I can’t wait to see you again someday. I love you so much, I wish you were here.

  • Jessie Rioey Posted August 9, 2020 8:58 am

    I miss you Mom. I miss you so much, I think people are sick of hearing me talk about you and Danny. I really could use a hug Ma

  • Jessie Riley Posted December 25, 2020 10:56 am

    Another Christmas without you Mom. I sure miss you. Every single day. I sure wish we could have you here. Without you and Danny, there just hasn’t been any Christmas celebrated. I miss you and love you♡

  • Jessie Riley Posted January 12, 2021 5:40 am

    I miss you Mom. Every single day.. I love you, and sure wish ypu were here with me. I’d really like to hear your voice and have a hug. ♡

  • Jessie Riley Posted February 5, 2021 6:51 pm

    I sure miss you Mom, with every piece of my heart. There is an unbelievable, hard to explain void in my body without you. I think about you every day. I can’t wait till I can feel a hug from you again. I miss you so much~

  • Jessie Riley Posted April 19, 2021 6:24 pm

    I sure miss you Mom. I think about you everyday. I sure wish you were here to help Camryn and Logan with your good advice and happy words. They always listened to Grandma…
    I love you Mom… wish you were here. I need you as always.

  • Jessie Riley Posted June 29, 2021 9:43 am

    It’s been 5 years since you passed away Mom. I miss ypu so badly. I wish with all my heart that things were different. I wish I could do something to bring you back with me. I love you. I miss you so bad

  • Jessie Riley Posted September 15, 2021 10:22 pm

    For your birthday I went to your resting place, cleaned everything up, took the tomatoes I left for Dan on his birthday away- put out some new flowers…. I miss you Mom. So much. It still hasn’t gotten any easier. I’m so lonely without you and Danny. Happy Birthday on the 12th in heaven Mom, I love you♡

  • Jessie Riley Posted December 26, 2021 4:45 am

    I sure missed you again at Christmas Mom… really isn’t a holiday without you and Danny . I miss the little spiritual calendars you would buy me every year… how we would play games as a family. Eat dinner. Sing.. now it’s just the kids and I’. We all miss you Mom
    I love you

  • Jessie Riley Posted March 26, 2022 5:20 am

    Think about you all the time Mom. Feels like forever since I have gotten a hug from you. I sure wish I could have a hug again. I would give anything for just 5 more minutes to tell you how much I love you and give you a hug. One day I will get to. I love and miss you Mom~

  • Jessie Riley Posted May 8, 2022 5:01 am

    Wish I could give you Mother’s Day hugs Mom. I miss you so much, I would have gotten you the hanging flower globe that you always loved… I really wish you were here Mom. Still so hard without you every day. I can’t wait to see you again

  • Jessie Riley Posted June 26, 2022 3:38 pm

    I put up your memorial again Mom. I sure miss you. Everyday I think of you. Out cat Poe is with you now too. Please give him the love that we gave him here. I love you Mom

  • Jessie Riley Posted September 12, 2022 11:47 pm

    Happy Birthday Mom, I thought of you all day today. I sure miss you. I wish I could have spent the day with you today.. given ypu a hug.. I love ypu Mom, and I can’t wait to see you again 💓

  • Jessie Riley Posted November 9, 2022 4:24 pm

    Picked up the phone to call you today Mom, it still is natural for me when I think of something to tell you. I sure miss you Mom. Would really like a hug, or to talk for hours like we always did. Give a “Mew” to each other… I love you Mom, and I really, really miss you.

  • Jessie Riley Posted December 6, 2022 6:38 pm

    I can hardly hear your laugh anymore Mom. I’m scared it will go away and I will never hear it again. I miss you Mom

  • Jessie Riley Posted December 26, 2022 8:43 pm

    I sure missed ypu this Christmas Mom. We don’t do anything anymore since Danny and you gone. Just another day. No family left. I hope you had a good Christmas in heaven with Danny, Bunny, Gran and Grandad… miss you Mom. I love you

  • Jessie Riley Posted April 11, 2023 6:38 pm

    I sure miss you Mommio. Easter doesn’t happen without you and Danny. No holidays do. I sure think of you every day. It still hurts every day. I love you Mom.

  • Jessie Riley Posted May 30, 2023 5:49 pm

    An9ther Mother’s day has came and went without you Mom. I sure miss you. Im so jealous of people who still have their Mothers. I wish you were here Mom. I still don’t beleive you are gone. Juat doesn’t seem to register. I miss you Mom.

  • Jessie Riley Posted September 12, 2023 2:41 pm

    Happy Birthday Mom. I sure miss you. Every day I think about you. I can’t bear to the headstone today and acknowledge you are actually gone today. Maybe tomorrow. I love you Mom

  • Jessie Riley Posted December 29, 2023 10:37 pm

    I miss you Mom. Another Christmas without you. It’s not fair. I sure wish you were here. I can’t believe another one has passed without you. I love you Mom. It’s just not the same without you. I love you and miss you Momma.

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